Filed Under: Bread, saute, Side, southwestern, Under 20 Mins

Flaxseed Bison Burger

Eating this hamburger is actually good for your heart and can help lower your cholesterol.

April 8th, 2012

Photography by Rob Kinghorn
Food styling by Ian Muggridge
Prop styling by Jane Hardin

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup finely chopped shallots
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs or panko
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 pounds ground bison meat
  1. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high. Sauté garlic and shallots until soft but not brown. Set aside to cool.

  2. Using a mortar and pestle, crush flaxseed and mustard seeds together. Alternatively, you could gently pulse in a food processor.

  3. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients with bison meat and shape into 4 patties.

  4. Grill or pan-fry patties to medium-rare.

Nutrients Per Serving

Nutrients per serving: 671 calories, 51 g protein, 40 g fat, 25 g carbs, 7 g fibre, 4 g omega-3. Excellent source of iron, zinc and dietary fibre.

Flaxseed Bison Burger